TCM to Remember Legendary Actor Tab Hunter on July 20
Programming Tribute to Include The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972) & The Burning Hills (1956)
Turner Classic Movies will celebrate the life and career of acclaimed actor, pop singer, author and gay icon Tab Hunter with an eight-film tribute on Friday, July 20. Hunter, who passed away on July 8 at the age of 86, was a Hollywood heartthrob who starred in more than 40 films dating back to the 1950s and who also had a hit single “Young Love” at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for six weeks in 1957.
The following is the complete schedule for TCM’s tribute to Tab Hunter:
TCM Remembers Tab Hunter – Friday, July 20
6:00 a.m. The Steel Lady (1953) – Four U.S. soldiers trapped in the Sahara find refuge in an abandoned Nazi tank.
7:30 a.m. Return to Treasure Island (1954) – A student vies with crooks for buried treasure.
9:00 a.m. Lafayette Escadrille (1958) – A hotshot young flyer falls for a French prostitute during World War I.
10:45 a.m. Operation Bikini (1963) – An underwater demolition team goes behind Japanese lines during World War II to re-take a strategic island.
12:15 p.m. The Golden Arrow (1964) – An Arabian bandit discovers he’s the long-lost son of a Sultan.
2:00 p.m. The Girl He Left Behind (1956) – The misadventures of a new army recruit.
4:00 p.m. The Burning Hills (1956) – A young cowboy and a Mexican girl run from a ruthless criminal.
5:45 p.m. Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972) – A self-appointed judge cleans up a corrupt western town twice.
For more information, please visit: http://myt.cm/TabHunter
(All times Eastern)
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